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Free fun on offer at 2018 FunLoong Day

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It’s almost time to head on down to Hargreaves Mall and Williamson Street for the 2018 FunLoong Fun Day which takes place on Saturday October 20.

City of Greater Bendigo Director of Community Wellbeing Vicky Mason said Funloong Day is a not to be missed free event for families.

“It’s a highlight of the City’s children’s events calendar and we expect to see a great turnout again this year,” Ms Mason said.

“The City is committed to providing a range of free, family friendly events throughout the year, and FunLoong Fun Day is a great example of this.”

The FunLoong Day 2018 program features a huge range of fun entertainment and activities between 11am and 2pm.

Activities in the Hargreaves Mall includes on stage entertainment by Indigenous Hip Hop Group, Junk Storm, CV Lion Dancers and BSE Academy of Creative Arts Flash Mob.

There will also be animal displays, jumping castle,  face-painting, colouring, painting, balloon twisting,  LEGO play, a photo booth, Science with Discovery,  a mobile play zone, Bunnings DIY Workshop, story time  and much more.

As part of the day’s activities Williamson Street will close to traffic between Hargreaves Street and Lyttleton Terrace to become The Zone Open Streets so families can walk, ride, scoot and play in safety.  Features of the Zone Open Streets this year include the Zone Zip Liner, inflatable big baller, giant bubbles, circus activities, basketball shoot out with the Bendigo Braves and Bendigo Spirit and much more.

The Kangaroo Flat Rotary Club will be selling sausages and vegie burgers for only $1 each and the Coliban Water trailer will also be available for people to refill their water bottles.

The event runs from 11am until 2pm on Saturday October 20, in Hargreaves Mall and Williamson Street. Adult supervision is required.

For more information please contact the City on 5434 6000.

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